4th of July Mirror

This 4th of July mirror was super easy and FAST to make. I totally forgot to take pic’s along the way…however it’s pretty self explanatory. You could start out with a finished frame or mirror, or an un-finished one. I started out with a wooden mirror and painted it white. Then I found a cardboard star and painted it blue. I added the the rolled flowers on the side, a few crystals and walah!

The rolled flowers are also pretty easy to make. I  know there are a million tutorials already
out there, so I’ll just do a quick run-down. Cut your fabric into a 1 in strip (about 24 in long). Tie a knot at the end and glue it to the center of the felt. Start twisting and gluing along the way.  You only need a little glue. When it’s big enough stop rolling and cut off extra fabric. Cut the flower out(as close as you can get to the fabric) and tuck the end on back side with some glue.

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Jamielyn Nye

Creative director and founder of I Heart Naptime. Jamielyn aspires to reach women, get their creative juices flowing, and to genuinely inspire. When she’s not creating, Jamielyn loves to chase her three little monkeys and snuggle up on the couch with her man.

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  1. Laura posted on June 12, 2010 at 4:37 pm (#

    This turned out great! I wish I lived close to join you for craft night.

    Thanks for sharing at Saturday is Crafty Day!
    Laura @ along for the ride

  2. One Cheap B*tch posted on June 14, 2010 at 10:44 am (#

    The brown and the blue look spectacular together! Really cute and nicely done!


  3. a little lovely posted on June 14, 2010 at 4:44 pm (#

    i love you're whole mantle lol, so cute!! and festive :)

  4. simplydesigning.blogspot.com posted on June 15, 2010 at 12:35 pm (#

    This is so cute and festive!!!

    I want to show this off on my blog 6/28 if you don't mind!

  5. ★All Thingz Related★ posted on June 16, 2010 at 5:19 pm (#

    OK…now you totally have me in the mood to made All thingz 4th of July!!! Thanks for helping us have a great Tuesday at Anything Related! ~Bridgette

  6. Blue Artichoke Interiors posted on June 17, 2010 at 5:34 pm (#

    I've been meaning to let you know how cute I think your project is. I really have not spent much time doing 4th of July decorating, but this is making me want to do something fun this year. Thanks for sharing!

  7. Kimberly posted on June 19, 2010 at 10:09 am (#

    Your whole Fourth of July set-up is great! Very fresh.

    Stopping over from Frugal Friday.